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Rogers brings LTE-Advanced wireless to Manitoba


WINNIPEG - Rogers rolled out its LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service Monday in select Manitoba communities, including in Winnipeg, Brandon, Portage La Prairie, Selkirk, Steinbach, Gimli, Morden, Winkler, Churchill, Thompson and Flin Flon.Billed as the next generation of world-class network technology, LTE-A combines two or more bands of spectrum to create a larger pipe or superhighway for data to travel on, providing a more consistent and worry-free mobile experience for customers.Rogers added that it has also turned on additional spectrum in Manitoba to provide better coverage in hard-to-reach places like basements, elevators and buildings with thick concrete walls. The LTE coverage area...